Unruly Hills (inbunden)
Format
Inbunden (Hardback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
330
Utgivningsdatum
2011-05-23
Förlag
Berghahn Books
Illustrationer
2 maps, 19 ills
Dimensioner
241 x 165 x 19 mm
Vikt
589 g
Antal komponenter
1
Komponenter
HC gerader Rücken kaschiert
ISBN
9780857451040
Unruly Hills (inbunden)

Unruly Hills

A Political Ecology of India's Northeast

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The questions that inspired this study are central to contemporary research within environmental anthropology, political ecology, and environmental history: how does the introduction of a modern, capitalist, resource regime affect the livelihood of indigenous peoples? Can sustainable resource management be achieved in a situation of radical commodification of land and other aspects of nature? Focusing on conflicts relating to forest management, mining, and land rights, the author offers an insightful account of present-day challenges for indigenous people to accommodate aspirations for ethnic sovereignty and development.
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Unruly Hills is one of the most original and provocative books on environment and politics in India. Communities supposedly control most land, forests, and other natural resources in the hills of Northeast India. However capitalist transformations have rendered those hill communities quite powerless: they are hardly able to control the local resource base. Behind the legal fictions of community ownership lie the ugly reality of a 'resource frontier' where there is massive privatization and accumulation of land by local elites and serious environmental degradation as the result of the crude exploitation of forests, water, and mineral resources. Karlsson's book brims with fresh insights on the crisis of legitimacy of India's democratic institutions in this border region.A" * Sanjib Baruah, Bard College, New York and Centre for Policy Research, New Delhi.

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Bengt G. Karlsson is Associate Professor in Social Anthropology at Stockholm University in Sweden. He is the author of Contested Belonging: An Indigenous People's Struggle for Forest and Identity in Sub-Himalayan Bengal (Routledge 2000) and two edited books Indigeneity in India (Kegan Paul 2006) and Human Rights: An Anthropological Enquiry (Earthworm Books 2005).

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List of Illustrations Acknowledgments Glossary Abbreviations PART I Introduction Chapter 1. Nature and Nation PART II Chapter 2. Elusive Forests Chapter 3. Shifting Land Rights Chapter 4. Mining Matters PART III Chapter 5. Indigenous Governance Chapter 6. Political Ecology at the Frontier References